Treating, Repairing and Designing Timber Fences and DecksTreating, Repairing and Designing Timber Fences and Decks

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Treating, Repairing and Designing Timber Fences and Decks

Welcome to my blog! My name is Brenda, and I love designing homes and landscaping yards. In particular, I love implementing natural wood and timber into my designs. Last year, I put on new timber decking and added a fence. to our garden Through the process of working with a contractor and doing a lot of independent research, I was able to get just the type of decking and fencing I wanted, and now, I am adamant about taking great care of it. In this blog, I am going to cover a gamut of concepts related to timber decking, and I might into delve into some other posts about construction or DIY. I hope that you like my ideas!

4 Unique & Low-maintenance Fencing Options for Homeowners

As someone who is a low-maintenance person, you likely want to keep things as easy to handle and maintain as possible. One of those things is probably your outdoor living area, which includes your fencing. If you are looking for a way to make your fencing as low maintenance as possible, consider the following fencing options.

Colorbond Fencing

Colorbond fencing is a metal based fencing option that can stand up to various weather conditions including extreme heat and extreme cold. You can keep this type of fencing clean with simply mild soap and water. A key benefit of this type of fencing is the ability to choose your color pallet that can match not only your landscape design, but also your home.

Teak Fencing

Teak fencing is an ideal option if you want a wood fence line that does not need water sealing or weatherproofing. Teak also does not need painting to maintain it's beauty. You can have it installed by most fencing contractors and maintain it with power washing by a professional or yourself.

Bamboo Fencing

Bamboo fencing is considered one of the more green ways to fence your landscape. Bamboo is easy to maintain needing no weather seal or waterproofing. It provides a natural privacy fencing and comes from a sustainable resource. If you are looking for a unique fencing option that doesn't cause damage to the environment, then this may be the ideal option for your needs.

Concrete Fencing

When you think of fencing, you may not think of fencing developed from concrete construction. The truth is, this type of fencing can be durable, provide privacy, and be very low-maintenance when the right initial steps are taken. With a simple water resistant based concrete paint, you can keep the concrete safe from water damage and water related issues while choosing a colour that lends to the overall look and appeal of your home.

There are also a wide variety of designs that will allow you to build the fencing that not only looks beautiful, but can also provide a low-maintenance appeal to the entire landscape design you may have in mind. If you are interested in this type of fencing for your property, consider contacting a masonry expert or concrete expert to help design something unique. 

These four fencing options can be constructed or installed by qualified fencing contractors. If you are interested in having one of these options installed, or if you want to find out if a particular option will suit your low-maintenance needs, contact your fencing contractor today.